Posts about Viewer

May 25, 2020

SceneBuilder Extension for Forge Viewer ... in Action

Adding custom geometry to the Viewer was addressed previously in some of our blog posts and there is even a "recommended" of doing it. Nevertheless, with all this work, any custom geometry ...

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May 24, 2020

About Viewer's New Feature to Anonymously Collect Usage Data

As many of you may have noticed, Viewer v7.16 and onwards introduced user behavior collection which is by default enabled for versions 7.16 and 7.17 - see here for relevant statements. If y...

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May 11, 2020

Difference of 3D Models by Autodesk.DiffTool Extension

Autodesk.DiffTool extension of Forge Viewer to compare model versions.

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May 6, 2020

Bootstrap your Forge real-time IoT apps using full-stack designs with React Hooks and FeathersJS

Over the years we've had queries constantly about how to integrate Viewer with real-time data to create data intensive IoT apps so today let's walk through a beginner friendly sample to get...

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April 16, 2020

Custom tools in Forge Viewer

When browsing through the Forge Viewer API reference, you may have stumbled upon the ToolController and ToolInterface classes under the Viewing namespace. What could those be good for I hea...

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April 15, 2020

Custom models in Forge Viewer

Embedding custom three.js geometry into Forge Viewer is a very common request. We usually recommend using scene overlays, and those feeling more adventurous go directly to the uncharted ter...

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April 3, 2020

Custom properties using Design Automation

Use Design Automation to extract custom properties and show on the Viewer

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